Today on the Dish we saw a fascist take office and a press secretary retract an ill-timed gaffe. Bill managed to avoid Kim Jong Il's sharks and bring our journalists home. Neocons predictably pounced.

Andrew got some blowback for his clunker stance, while Marc returned fire over astroturfing. Andrew also elucidated his conservatism on marriage, offered Obama the benefit of the doubt on gay rights, and mused about the power of partisanship over prejudice. In gay-and-racial news, this great thing happened.

Palin continued to reveal herself as an opportunistic fraud, while Heath Ledger revealed himself as a talented but twisted director. And this was pretty rad.

-- C.B.

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